L Ovesen

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Affiliation: Danish Veterinary and Food Administration
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient deficiencies. Hohenheim Consensus Conference
    Hans K Biesalski
    Dept of Biological Chemistry and Nutrition, University of Hohenheim, Fruwirthstr 12, 70593, Stuttgart, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 42:353-63. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint The use of biomarkers in multicentric studies with particular consideration of iodine, sodium, iron, folate and vitamin D
    L Ovesen
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:S12-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Geographical differences in vitamin D status, with particular reference to European countries
    Lars Ovesen
    Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, 30A Sydmarken, 2860 Søborg, Denmark
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:813-21. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Literature that you may have missed: a regular contribution from Lars Ovesen, which we hope will help the busy scientist in keeping up with the literature say cheese
    L Ovesen
    Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:173-4. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Food contents and biological activity of 25-hydroxyvitamin D: a vitamin D metabolite to be reckoned with?
    Lars Ovesen
    Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Danish Food Administration, Søborg, Denmark
    Ann Nutr Metab 47:107-13. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint God bless you
    L Ovesen
    Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:435-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint A regular contribution from Lars Ovesen, which we hope will help the busy scientist in keeping up with the literature Fine Arts
    L Ovesen
    Veterinary and Food Administration Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:239-40. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Come over the house for a bite
    Lars Ovesen
    Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, 19 Mørkhøj Bygade, DK 2860 Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:513-4. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Seasonal changes in vitamin D status among Danish adolescent girls and elderly women: the influence of sun exposure and vitamin D intake
    R Andersen
    Department of Nutrition, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:270-4. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Pakistani immigrant children and adults in Denmark have severely low vitamin D status
    R Andersen
    Department of Nutrition, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Mørkhøj Bygade 19, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:625-34. 2008

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Micronutrient deficiencies. Hohenheim Consensus Conference
    Hans K Biesalski
    Dept of Biological Chemistry and Nutrition, University of Hohenheim, Fruwirthstr 12, 70593, Stuttgart, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 42:353-63. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to consider the risk of micronutrient deficiencies and approaches for intervention, and to summarize existing knowledge and identify areas of ignorance...
  2. ncbi request reprint The use of biomarkers in multicentric studies with particular consideration of iodine, sodium, iron, folate and vitamin D
    L Ovesen
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:S12-7. 2002
    ..These nutrients are relevant for human health but difficult to assess in the diet in a comparable way among countries...
  3. ncbi request reprint Geographical differences in vitamin D status, with particular reference to European countries
    Lars Ovesen
    Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, 30A Sydmarken, 2860 Søborg, Denmark
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:813-21. 2003
    ..Low vitamin D status seems to be aggravated by disease and immobility, and by a low frequency of supplement use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Literature that you may have missed: a regular contribution from Lars Ovesen, which we hope will help the busy scientist in keeping up with the literature say cheese
    L Ovesen
    Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:173-4. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Food contents and biological activity of 25-hydroxyvitamin D: a vitamin D metabolite to be reckoned with?
    Lars Ovesen
    Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Danish Food Administration, Søborg, Denmark
    Ann Nutr Metab 47:107-13. 2003
    ..Depending on the testing system used the factor varies from 1.5 to 5. If food contents and the higher potency of 25OHD are not included in dietary intake surveys, true vitamin D intake will be underestimated...
  6. ncbi request reprint God bless you
    L Ovesen
    Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:435-6. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint A regular contribution from Lars Ovesen, which we hope will help the busy scientist in keeping up with the literature Fine Arts
    L Ovesen
    Veterinary and Food Administration Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 12:239-40. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Come over the house for a bite
    Lars Ovesen
    Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, 19 Mørkhøj Bygade, DK 2860 Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:513-4. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Seasonal changes in vitamin D status among Danish adolescent girls and elderly women: the influence of sun exposure and vitamin D intake
    R Andersen
    Department of Nutrition, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 67:270-4. 2013
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  10. ncbi request reprint Pakistani immigrant children and adults in Denmark have severely low vitamin D status
    R Andersen
    Department of Nutrition, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Mørkhøj Bygade 19, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:625-34. 2008
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  11. ncbi request reprint A six months' prospective follow-up of 65+-y-old patients from general practice classified according to nutritional risk by the Mini Nutritional Assessment
    A M Beck
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Moerkhoej Bygade 19, DK 2860 Soeborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:1028-33. 2001
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  12. ncbi request reprint Towards a strategy for optimal vitamin D fortification (OPTIFORD)
    R Andersen
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, Division of Nutrition, , Denmark
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 11:74-7. 2001
    ..An important outcome is to reinforce the scientific basis for recommendations on vitamin D as a nutrient...
  13. ncbi request reprint Folate intake, lifestyle factors, and homocysteine concentrations in younger and older women
    L B Rasmussen
    Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Soborg, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:1156-63. 2000
    ..An elevated total homocysteine (tHcy) concentration is considered to be an independent risk factor for cardiovascular diseases and has also been associated with an increased risk of neural tube defects...
  14. doi request reprint Vitamin D supplementation does not affect serum lipids and lipoproteins in Pakistani immigrants
    R Andersen
    Department of Nutrition, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1150-3. 2009
    ..In conclusion, increasing the vitamin D intake by 10-20 microg per day for 1 year is safe for Pakistani immigrants with regards to serum lipids and lipoproteins...
  15. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire to estimate iodine intake
    L B Rasmussen
    Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 55:287-92. 2001
    ..To evaluate a food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) used to assess the dietary intake of iodine...
  16. ncbi request reprint The 'Mini Nutritional Assessment' (MNA) and the 'Determine Your Nutritional Health' Checklist (NSI Checklist) as predictors of morbidity and mortality in an elderly Danish population
    A M Beck
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Chemistry and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 81:31-6. 1999
    ..Further, an MNA score < or = 23.5 predicts mortality in a Danish population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Body composition of 80-years old men and women and its relation to muscle strength, physical activity and functional ability
    A N Pedersen
    Department of Nutrition, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, DK 2860 Søborg, Denmark
    J Nutr Health Aging 6:413-20. 2002
    ..To measure body composition and analyse the relation to muscle strength, physical activity and functional ability in healthy, old subjects, and to relate the results to an optimal BMI level for the elderly...
  18. ncbi request reprint Skipping of meals has a significant impact on dietary intake and nutritional status of old (65+ y) nursing home residents
    A M Beck
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Moerkhoej Bygade 19, DK 2860 Soeborg
    J Nutr Health Aging 8:390-4. 2004
    ..This discrepancy could be due to skipping of meals and hence periods of insufficient energy intake too intermittent to be identified, when mean results are presented...
  19. ncbi request reprint Teenage girls and elderly women living in northern Europe have low winter vitamin D status
    R Andersen
    Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research, Mørkhøj Bygade 19, DK 2860 Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:533-41. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Validation of the Resident Assessment Instrument triggers in the detection of under-nutrition
    A M Beck
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Chemistry and Nutrition, , , Denmark
    Age Ageing 30:161-5. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Observation of food intake seems to be the best way to detect which older Danish people living in nursing homes or receiving home care have insufficient energy or protein intake...
  21. ncbi request reprint Quality control including validation in dietary surveys of elderly subjects. The validation of a dietary history method (the SENECA-method) used in the 1914-population study in Glostrup of Danish men and women aged 80 years
    A N Pedersen
    Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Søborg, Denmark
    J Nutr Health Aging 5:208-16. 2001
    ..Especially studies in the elderly are needed because of limited knowledge of reference values, cut-off values etc...
  22. ncbi request reprint Food and nutritional care in hospitals: how to prevent undernutrition--report and guidelines from the Council of Europe
    A M Beck
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Soeborg, Denmark
    Clin Nutr 20:455-60. 2001
    ..To solve the problems highlighted, a combined 'team-effort' is needed from national authorities and all staff involved in the nutritional care and support, including hospital managers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Para-aminobenzoic acid (PABA) used as a marker for completeness of 24 hour urine: effects of age and dosage scheduling
    J Jakobsen
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Clin Nutr 57:138-42. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of subtypes of hypothyroidism in Denmark
    Allan Carlé
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Endocrinol 154:21-8. 2006
    ..We therefore studied incidences of subtypes of primary, overt hypothyroidism in a Danish population cohort and compared incidences in two subcohorts with different levels of iodine intake...
  25. ncbi request reprint [The scientific basis of current official dietary recommendations in relation to pregnancy]
    Sjúrour F Olsen
    Ernaeringsrådet, Sydmarken 32D, DK 2860 Søborg
    Ugeskr Laeger 167:2782-4. 2005
    ..The recommendation of periconceptional folic acid supplementation does not benefit unplanned pregnancies. Arguments exist for adding a recommendation for vitamin D...
  26. ncbi request reprint Lack of association between thyroid autoantibodies and parity in a population study argues against microchimerism as a trigger of thyroid autoimmunity
    Inge Bülow Pedersen
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Endocrinol 154:39-45. 2006
    ..It has also been suggested that foetal microchimerism involving transfer of foetal cells into maternal tissue during pregnancy may play an important role...
  27. ncbi request reprint Parity is associated with increased thyroid volume solely among smokers in an area with moderate to mild iodine deficiency
    Nils Knudsen
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2400 Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Endocrinol 146:39-43. 2002
    ..We investigated the association between parity and thyroid volume and a possible impact of iodine deficiency and tobacco smoking on this association...
  28. ncbi request reprint A population study of the association between thyroid autoantibodies in serum and abnormalities in thyroid function and structure
    Inge Bülow Pedersen
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:713-20. 2005
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the association between thyroid autoantibodies in serum and abnormalities in thyroid function and structure, and to study the thyroid volume in subjects with subclinical autoimmune hypothyroidism...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Evidence-based medicine: Is healthy diet advice to health people effective?]
    Lars Ovesen
    Hjerteforeningen, København K
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:27-9. 2007
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of a mandatory iodization program on thyroid gland volume based on individuals' age, gender, and preceding severity of dietary iodine deficiency: a prospective, population-based study
    Pernille Vejbjerg
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:1397-401. 2007
    ..We aimed to evaluate prospectively the effect of 4 yr of mandatory iodization of salt (13 ppm iodine) on thyroid volume in two regional areas with respectively mild and moderate iodine deficiency...
  31. ncbi request reprint Iron supplement use among Danish pregnant women
    Vibeke K Knudsen
    Maternal Nutrition Group, Department of Epidemiology Research, Statens Serum Institut, Artillerivej 5, DK 2300 Copenhagen, S, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 10:1104-10. 2007
    ..To evaluate compliance with the national recommendation on supplemental iron to all pregnant women in Denmark and to explore differences between compliers and non-compliers with respect to dietary habits and other lifestyle factors...
  32. ncbi request reprint The Danish investigation on iodine intake and thyroid disease, DanThyr: status and perspectives
    Peter Laurberg
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:219-28. 2006
    ..p.m. iodine) was initiated in 2000/2001. The Danish investigation on iodine intake and thyroid disease (DanThyr) is the monitoring of the iodine fortification program...
  33. ncbi request reprint An increased incidence of overt hypothyroidism after iodine fortification of salt in Denmark: a prospective population study
    Inge Bülow Pedersen
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:3122-7. 2007
    ..We prospectively identified all new cases of overt hypothyroidism in two areas of Denmark before and for the first 7 yr after IF had been introduced...
  34. ncbi request reprint Iodine content in bread and salt in Denmark after iodization and the influence on iodine intake
    Lone B Rasmussen
    Department of Nutrition, Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research, Søborg, Denmark
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 58:231-9. 2007
    ..To measure the iodine content in bread and household salt in Denmark after mandatory iodine fortification was introduced and to estimate the increase in iodine intake due to the fortification...
  35. doi request reprint The impact of smoking on thyroid volume and function in relation to a shift towards iodine sufficiency
    Pernille Vejbjerg
    Department of Endocrinology and Gastroenterology, Bispebjerg University Hospital, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400, Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Eur J Epidemiol 23:423-9. 2008
    ..The effect of smoking on hormonal level was unchanged after the iodization. Thus the effect of smoking on thyroid volume seems to be dependent on iodine intake, whereas the effect on function seems mainly to depend on other factors...
  36. ncbi request reprint Successful strategies to increase the consumption of fruits and vegetables: results from the Danish '6 a day' Work-site Canteen Model Study
    Anne Lassen
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Mørkhøj Bygade 19, DK 2860 Søborg, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 7:263-70. 2004
    ..To investigate changes in the consumption of fruits and vegetables in work-site canteens using the tools of continuous quality improvement, and to gain knowledge of practical strategies being effective in increasing the consumption...
  37. ncbi request reprint Iron status in 358 apparently healthy 80-year-old Danish men and women: relation to food composition and dietary and supplemental iron intake
    Nils Milman
    Department of Medicine B, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Hematol 83:423-9. 2004
    ..Dietary intake of iron and/or the bioavailability of dietary iron were adequate to maintain a favorable iron status in 80-year-old subjects displaying a low prevalence of iron deficiency and a moderate prevalence of iron overload...
  38. ncbi request reprint Use of dietary supplements in Denmark is associated with health and former smoking
    Vibeke K Knudsen
    Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Søborg, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 5:463-8. 2002
    ..To describe the use of dietary supplements in a group of Danish adults and to investigate the differences between users and non-users with respect to age, gender, health and lifestyle factors...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relations between various measures of iodine intake and thyroid volume, thyroid nodularity, and serum thyroglobulin
    Lone B Rasmussen
    Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Søborg, Denmark
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:1069-76. 2002
    ..Iodine intake can be measured in various ways, and each method may have advantages and disadvantages...
  40. ncbi request reprint Thyroid peroxidase and thyroglobulin autoantibodies in a large survey of populations with mild and moderate iodine deficiency
    Inge Bülow Pedersen
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 58:36-42. 2003
    ..In the present study we evaluated if TPO-Ab and Tg-Ab tend to develop in parallel or whether one or the other may be more prevalent in subsets of the population...
  41. ncbi request reprint Home-made oral supplement as nutritional support of old nursing home residents, who are undernourished or at risk of undernutrition based on the MNA. A pilot trial. Mini Nutritional Assessment
    Anne Marie Beck
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Soeborg
    Aging Clin Exp Res 14:212-5. 2002
    ..The aim of this pilot study was to examine the effect of a home-made oral supplement on body weight and energy intake of old people residing in a nursing home...
  42. ncbi request reprint Low goitre prevalence among users of oral contraceptives in a population sample of 3712 women
    Nils Knudsen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 57:71-6. 2002
    ..This is supported by experimental data, but a recent population study suggested decreased thyroid volumes among users of OC...
  43. ncbi request reprint Size makes a difference
    Jeppe Matthiessen
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Mørkhøj Bygade 19, DK 2860 Søborg, Denmark
    Public Health Nutr 6:65-72. 2003
    ..To elucidate status and trends in portion size of foods rich in fat and/or added sugars during the past decades, and to bring portion size into perspective in its role in obesity and dietary guidelines in Denmark...
  44. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, weight loss and energy intake of old Danish nursing home residents and home-care clients
    Anne Marie Beck
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Moerkhoej Bygade 19, DK 2860 Soeborg, Denmark
    Scand J Caring Sci 16:86-90. 2002
    ..There is a need for increased focus on nutritional state and risk factors in these settings...
  45. ncbi request reprint Large differences in incidences of overt hyper- and hypothyroidism associated with a small difference in iodine intake: a prospective comparative register-based population survey
    Inge Bülow Pedersen
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4462-9. 2002
    ..The optimal level of iodine intake to prevent thyroid disease may be a relatively narrow range around the recommended daily iodine intake of 150 micro g...
  46. ncbi request reprint Dietary iodine intake and urinary iodine excretion in a Danish population: effect of geography, supplements and food choice
    Lone B Rasmussen
    Institute of Food Research and Nutrition, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Søborg, Denmark
    Br J Nutr 87:61-9. 2002
    ..Even individuals who followed the advice regarding intake of 200-300 g fish/week and 0.5 litres milk/d had an intake below the recommended level if living in Aalborg...
  47. ncbi request reprint Iron status in Danish men 1984-94: a cohort comparison of changes in iron stores and the prevalence of iron deficiency and iron overload
    Nils Milman
    Department of Medicine B, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Haematol 68:332-40. 2002
    ..This mandatory fortification was abolished in 1987. The aim of this study was to compare iron status in Danish men before and after abolition of iron fortification...
  48. ncbi request reprint Association of tobacco smoking with goiter in a low-iodine-intake area
    Nils Knudsen
    Danish Centre for Prevention of Thyroid Diseases DanThyr, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arch Intern Med 162:439-43. 2002
    ..Goiter development depends on genetic and environmental factors. The major environmental factor is iodine intake, whereas diverging results have been published concerning the association between smoking and goiter...
  49. ncbi request reprint Iron status in Danish women, 1984-1994: a cohort comparison of changes in iron stores and the prevalence of iron deficiency and iron overload
    Nils Milman
    Department of Medicine B, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Haematol 71:51-61. 2003
    ..This mandatory enrichment of cereal products was abolished in 1987. The aim was to evaluate iron status in the Danish female population before and after abolishment of iron fortification...
  50. ncbi request reprint Surveyance of disease frequency in a population by linkage to diagnostic laboratory databases. A system for monitoring the incidences of hyper- and hypothyroidism as part of the Danish iodine supplementation program
    Inge Bülow Pedersen
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, Reberbansgade, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 67:209-16. 2002
    ..In Denmark an increase in iodine intake through salt iodization has been introduced in 1998. In parallel a program for surveyance of thyroid diseases in the population was developed as recommended by UNICEF and WHO...
  51. ncbi request reprint Practices in relation to nutritional care and support--report from the Council of Europe
    Anne Marie Beck
    Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Soeborg
    Clin Nutr 21:351-4. 2002
    ..Also, a general improvement in the educational level of all staff groups is needed...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin concentrations in 358 apparently healthy 80-year-old Danish men and women. Should the reference interval be adjusted for age?
    Nils Milman
    Department of Medicine B, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:8-14. 2008
    ..The aim was to examine reference intervals for Hb and cut-off limits for anemia by application of criteria for normality to a representative population of 80-year-olds...
  53. ncbi request reprint Christmas comes, but once a year is enough
    Lars Ovesen
    Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition, Søborg, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 11:551-2. 2002
  54. ncbi request reprint Humic substances in drinking water and the epidemiology of thyroid disease
    Peter Laurberg
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, University Hospital Aalborg, Denmark
    Biofactors 19:145-53. 2003
    ..The effect of humic substances in drinking water on the epidemiology of thyroid disease probably depends on the source of aquifer sediments...
  55. ncbi request reprint Thiocyanate in food and iodine in milk: from domestic animal feeding to improved understanding of cretinism
    Peter Laurberg
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Thyroid 12:897-902. 2002
    ..It can be speculated that a low-iodine content of mother's milk because of inhibition of NIS in the mammary gland may be one factor of importance for development of myxedematous cretinism...
  56. ncbi request reprint Thyroid peroxidase and thyroglobulin auto-antibodies in patients with newly diagnosed overt hypothyroidism
    Allan Carlé
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Autoimmunity 39:497-503. 2006
    ..Thyroid autoimmunity is a major cause for hypothyroidism. We describe thyroid auto-antibodies in patients with various nosological subtypes of hypothyroidism identified in a population study...
  57. ncbi request reprint The association between hypoechogenicity or irregular echo pattern at thyroid ultrasonography and thyroid function in the general population
    Pernille Vejbjerg
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Bispebjerg Bakke 23, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:547-52. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between echogenicity of the thyroid/irregular echo pattern, and thyroid function in the general population, i.e. subjects without overt thyroid disease...
  58. ncbi request reprint Increase in incidence of hyperthyroidism predominantly occurs in young people after iodine fortification of salt in Denmark
    Inge Bülow Pedersen
    Department of Endocrinology and Medicine, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University Hospital, DK 9000 Aalborg, Denmark
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3830-4. 2006
    ..We prospectively registered all new cases of overt hyperthyroidism in two areas of Denmark before and for the first 6 yr after iodine fortification...
  59. ncbi request reprint Frequency of the C282Y and H63D mutations of the hemochromatosis gene (HFE) in 2501 ethnic Danes
    Nils Milman
    Department of Medicine B 2142, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Blegdamsvej 9, 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ann Hematol 83:654-7. 2004
    ..6% (p=0.02). Also, the H63D frequency in Danes is close to and not significantly different from the frequency in Iceland 10.9%, Norway 11.2%, and Sweden 12.4%, but significantly lower than in the Faroe Islands 15.4% (p=0.046)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Small differences in thyroid function may be important for body mass index and the occurrence of obesity in the population
    Nils Knudsen
    Endocrine Unit, Medical Clinic I, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:4019-24. 2005
    ..Few data have been presented regarding an association between variations in thyroid function seen in the general population and body weight...
  61. ncbi request reprint More research on facial hair
    Lars Ovesen
    The Danish Heart Foundation Hauser Plads 10 1157 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 14:193-4. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for goiter and thyroid nodules
    Nils Knudsen
    Department of Internal Medicine I, Bispebjerg Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Thyroid 12:879-88. 2002
    ..The difference in age maximum in goiter prevalence suggests that monitoring of iodine deficiency disorders should ideally include a spectrum of age groups...
  63. ncbi request reprint A toast to mathematics
    Lars Ovesen
    The Danish Heart Foundation, Hauser Plads 10, 1157 Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer Prev 15:187. 2006